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Oct 7, 2012 6:30pm PDT
. >> they're two of the most well-recognized journalists in the united states. pioneers and advocates. for more than two decades maria and george have informed million of hispanics through the popular evening newscast. their brand of journalism is characterized not only by subjective and perspectives, but also by a high degree of social advocacy. in the last three decades both have covered a wide range of news and have witnessed history in the making. >> mexico, oh, yes. >> from presidential elections around the world to the most destructive natural disasters. maria has interviewed dictators, revolutionaries, world leaders, heads of state in latin america, and in the united states. she was among the first female journalists to report from the war torn streets of baghdad. george has covered five wars and right after the terrorists attack on september 11th he drove all the way from miami to new york to report on the tragedy firsthand. once he even asked for a vacation to cover the war in afghanistan. an assignment that at the time the network deemed too dangerous. he's had very public e
Oct 22, 2012 9:00pm PDT
of the united states. and of western capitalism. it's very, very threatening. and i think that that's why you've had the billionaire class. you know, the minute barack obama -- i would actually say rather gently suggested that the millionaires and the billionaires should pay a little bit more, you had immediate cries of class warfare from the plutocrats, and very emotional. you know, there was an activist investor who sent an e-mail to his friends, the subject line is, battered wives. and in the e-mail, he compares mse and his fellow multimillionaires to battered wives who are being beaten by the president. he actually uses those words. >> and i thought it was really interesting, in your book, how you pointed out that bill clinton himself responded to obama's criticism by saying, you know, i would have done it a little bit differently. i think, you know, you can't attack these people for their success. and i think that's very relevant, because if you go back in time it wasn't always this way, but i think the shift really began with clinton and the new democrats. i think after, you know, walte
Oct 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
decreasing in the united states. increasingly squeezed. you see particularly powerful sectors, finance, oil. i would say the technology sector is going to be next in line getting lots of government subsidies. and meanwhile i think you see much less money spent on the things that middle class and the poor need. that's why you have this, you know, full bore attack on entitlements. right? why is the plutocracy so enthusiastic about cutting entitlement spending. because they don't need it -- >> where was the outrage when the $5 trillion or $6 trillion in bailouts was coming their way. >> i really worry about that. the other thing that i worry about is you do start actually stifling economic growth. so you know, if you want my dystopia scenario of the united states is america is moving into a more latin america style economy. a few incredibly rich having just great lives, and then people at the bottom really struggling. >> we both lived that. we saw that in russia, it happened in the mid '90s. >> you both cut your teeth in journalism covering russia. what do you take away from that that is relev
Oct 14, 2012 6:30pm PDT
warming is affecting weather in the united states." buit iosbltoruly grasp this reality unless you can see it with your own eyes. th's theeauty of wt my guest james balog is doing. earth, he says, is having a fever. fe arag hcrted the extreme ice survey, combining art and science to tell the story of a planet in peril. risking life and limb, this photographer and filmmaker, mountaineer, author and prophet has gone to the top of the world to show us overwhelming evidce wt 'rdog t environmt. his discoveries are ts magnificent new book, "ice: portraits of vanishing glaciers" and in the feature length documentary "chasing ice," soon to be released. he'sn cet omts trailer. >>> it all started in iceland. i think i'm so certain to get wet i'll take my boots off. i never imagined that you could see glaciers this big disappearing in such a short time. there's a powerful piece of history that's unfolding in these pictures, and i have to go ck. the initial goal was to put out 25 cameras for three years, shoot every hour as long as it was daylight. that would show you how the landscape is changing.
Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
is the former united states senator from pennsylvania who won the iowa caucuses in january before losing the republican nomination to mitt romney. >>> the irony of a group of judges taking the one bulwark of freedom, the constitution. to use it to destroy the second bulwark of freedom, virtue, is truly a corrupt act. the people of iowa have an opportunity to say no. we are no longer going to stand by and let the elites, who believe they know best how to write the laws and change the constitution, run roughshod over the rights of people. >>> iowa is often a bellwether state for national politics. so when out-of-state partisans and out-of-state money combine to try and take down and take apart a highly esteemed court in the heartland, you never know who's next. that's why we wanted to talk to a couple of iowans who have organized the non- partisan group justice not politics. they're fighting to protect the independence of their supreme court against efforts to vote justices off the bench. sally pederson is a democrat and the state's lieutenant governor from 1999 to 2007. she's past chair o
Oct 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
on these changes to the law before they were introduced in state houses across the country. >> the united states of alec. and -- >>> we had a drum roll of media attention that said if you don't stop and watch the debates that night you're really missing out on an important cultural mome. >> announcer, funding is provided by, carnegie corporation of new york, celebrating 100 years of philanthropy and committed to doing real and permanent good in the world. the kohlberg foundation. independent production fund, with support from the partridge foundation, a john and polly guth charitable fund. the clements foundation. park foundation, dedicated to heightening public awareness of critical issues. the herb alpert foundation, supporting organizations whose mission is to promote compassion and creativity in our society. the bernard and audre rapoport foundation. the john d. and catrine. macarthur foundation, committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. more information at" anne gumowitz. the betsy and jesse fink foundation. the hkh foundation. barbara g. fleischman. and
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